€100 in 2002 → €115.43 in 2009

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Euro Inflation Rate, 2002-2009 (€100)

According to the European Central Bank, the euro experienced an average inflation rate of 2.07% per year. Prices in 2009 are 15.4% higher than prices in 2002.

In other words, €100 in the year 2002 is equivalent to €115.43 in 2009, a difference of €15.43 over 7 years.

The inflation rate in 2009 was 0.32%.

Inflation from 2002 to 2009
Cumulative price change 15.43%
Average inflation rate 2.07%
Price difference (€100 base) €15.43
CPI in 2002 79.52583333
CPI in 2009 91.79833333


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How to calculate the inflation rate for €100, 2002 to 2009

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2009 / CPI in 2002 * 2002 EUR value = 2009 EUR value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The Euro CPI was 79.52583333 in the year 2002 and 91.79833333 in 2009:

91.79833333 / 79.52583333 * €100 = €115.43

€100 in 2002 has the same "purchasing power" as €115.43 in 2009.


News headlines from 2002

Politics and news often play an important role in economic performance.

  • United States deploys conventional forces as part of Operation Anaconda during the US invasion of Afghanistan.
  • Jimmy Carter visits Cuba, marking the first time an American president has visited the Island since 1959.
  • It is announced that Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia will become members of the European Union from May 1, 2004.

Inflation Data Source: The European Commission and the European Central Bank's Harmonized Index of Consumer prices (HICP), which is computed based on the reported consumer price indices in member countries of the European Union.


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